‘Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library’ at Luna Stage

‘Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library’ at Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will launch the 2019 MainStage season with the world premiere of Jenny Lyn Bader’s “Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library,” directed by Ari Laura Kreith. Set in Nazi Germany, this suspenseful drama explores the relationship between Hannah Arendt and the young prison guard who arrests and interrogates her. […]

‘Beyond the Silence’ screening and talk back

‘Beyond the Silence’ screening and talk back

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Stop Suicide Advocacy Coalition will screen “Beyond the Silence,” a feature-length movie loosely based on the novel “Clipped Wings They Do Fly,” by William Michael Barbee, on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange. Coalition founder Tammy Williams […]

Time-traveling twins from Newark get their start in WO

Time-traveling twins from Newark get their start in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alexa and Beni Ventura are time traveling through other dimensions to save the history and culture of Puerto Rico, and they’re only 12 years old. The twins from Newark are fictional characters created by Dania Ramos, a Bloomfield resident and writer, director and producer. She, along with producer, sound designer and […]

Essex County receives many grants for the arts

Essex County receives many grants for the arts

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. “It is an honor to lead a department that invests in the people of New Jersey in such diverse and meaningful ways,” Secretary of […]

Three West Orange students perform in ‘Luna’

Three West Orange students perform in ‘Luna’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three young people from West Orange participated in the selective StudioLuna Summer Performance Conservatory and are being featured in the conservatory’s production of Ramon Esquivel’s “Luna.” West Orange students Giancarlo Minervino, Sundiata Cooper-Caraballo and Simone Dalencourt are being featured in the family-friendly, bilingual play in Spanish and English, which concludes its […]

SHU professors with Kessler consult on major motion picture

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University professor Lauren Snowdon and adjunct faculty member Maggie McNiece, both of whom also work at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, were presented with the opportunity to work on “The Upside,” a major motion picture, after giving a tour of Kessler to the movie’s producers and actor Bryan Cranston. […]

Luna Gallery to feature work of Montclair artist

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage is now featuring the acrylic paintings and other artwork by Montclair visual artist Carrie Emma in its gallery, with an opening celebration on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition will be displayed through Sunday, March 3, culminating in the auctioning off of a new large-format […]

First-even Luna Dinner to feature Suzzanne Douglas

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage and The United Tastes of America — formerly Syria Supper Club — have teamed up to co-host a memorable evening with a full Syrian dinner and live entertainment on Sunday, March 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. Held at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange, the dinner […]

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